Editor’s Blog

Basic novel structure

With NaNoWriMo fast approaching, there will be many writers embarking on a new writing project this November. With this in mind, I have put this free PDF together to serve as a basic guide for outlining… While the information in this poster is by no means exhaustive, it does offer a sound framework.

Welcome to my new website!

Here it is! I've now closed down the old editing blog and copied my posts across so I am only managing one website. This site allows you to send enquiries, view prices and services, as well as read news and advice on writing, editing and self-publishing, all in...

Minor Changes

Over the next few hours, I will be migrating this blog and my website to a WordPress.org site.  This is purely for ease of management and is aimed to give authors a better overall service and allow them to add testimonial directly to the website.  Social media...

Scammers Break The Kindle Store

Based on the weight of this article and other sources, I have cancelled my KU subscription and will not reinstate it until Amazon do something about these click farms. Source: Scammers Break The Kindle Store

11 Stages of Editing and Publishing

1. First draft. This is your raw manuscript complete with typos, grammar issues. I'm assuming here that you have already outlined by this point. If you haven't don't worry… yet. Suffice to say, this is not the version you want to send out to anybody especially not...

Starstruck | S. E. Anderson

I was privileged to be on the editing team for this. It was a joy to work on and can assure you a highly entertaining read.

5 good reasons not to trust your spell checker

Proofreading is more than a manual spell-check.

This is the last stage of editing prior to publication. It’s vital not to leave this stage to chance. It allows you to look for colour variations, layout issues, spacing, typeface consistency, missing items, tense and tone errors, content errors, inconsistent capitalisation, that page numbers are correct, and other formatting problems.